PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Creative Art Director with 10 years of agency background, working for a range of popular consumer brands. Detail oriented professional with passion for a creative concept developing and a storytelling.
Valery creates everything from digital/graphic design concepts, illustration, print and TVC, to social media assets, UI and web design.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts department | Sumy State “A.S. Makarenko” University, Ukraine.

SKILLS
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects (basics),ProCreate, Adobe Lightroom, Sketch, Invision, Keynote, Word, Powerpoint, Pages.



WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA  06.2017 – present


Digital, Print, UI, illustration, Social Media.

 Develop and lead design and advertising concepts from the concept to the execution;

Clients: One Eighteen Advertising, Olson Holmes, Loop, De Burgh Group, Whoisit? fashion brand, Alexandra Hensley(actress), Ali Saulidi.


Jewels Connection
In house Art Director / Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA 05.2016 – 06.2017


Develop the concept and oversee the execution of digital + print ad campaigns.

Provide conceptual development and the execution of creative deliverables for the jewelry brand.


Freelance
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA  01.2015 – 02.2016


Develop digital/graphic design concepts and big ideas based on client requests;


Tabasco CMS Group Ukraine
Art Director
Kiev,Ukraine 03.2013 – 02.2015


 Develop concepts and communicate ideas based on client briefs;

Create storyboards, design concepts, production briefs for TV and photo shooting;

Provide supervision to the design and production teams;

Work with producers, developers, copywriters and illustrators;
Clients: VODAFONE, Flagman, Amnesty International, Ferrero (Kinder), Pepsico, OKKO


THINK! McCann Erickson Ukraine
Art Director
Kiev,Ukraine 11.2011 – 02.2013


Develop concepts and the execution of creative ideas for clients;

Manage design team as needed;

Clients: L`oreal, Carsberg, Nestle.


Michurin

Art Director
Kiev,Ukraine 06.2009 – 06.2011


Branded content, TVC, traditional and non-traditional digital, print, outdoor, UI design.

Clients: UNICEF, Mitsubishi, Alfa Bank, Avon.


Michurin
Art Director
Kiev,Ukraine 06.2009 – 06.2011


Branded content, TVC, traditional and non-traditional digital, print, outdoor, UI design.

Clients: UNICEF, Mitsubishi, Alfa Bank, Avon.


MAXIMA
Jr.Art Director/Graphic Designer
Kiev,Ukraine 12.2007 – 06.2008

Branded content,digital, print, outdoor, websites(design).

Clients: COMFY, Carlsberg Group (Lvivske beer).


Chocolate
Intern/Graphic Designer    
Kiev,Ukraine 06.2006 – 12.2007



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Valerie Hamrekelidze

Los Angeles